MACL employee rescues Chinese child who fell off jetty

A Chinese child who fell off a jetty at the country's main airport has been rescued.

The child was rescued from the sea by Ibrahim Nasru, a firefighter trainee of Maldives Airports Company Limited (MACL) working at Velana International Airport (VIA).

Nasru's heroic action was applauded by MACL and the Chinese Ambassador to the Maldives Zhang Lizhong has commended Nasru for his bravery and altruistically rescuing the girl by jumping into the water after her.

The ambassador expressed his appreciation and stated that Nasru's actions was a reflection of the warm-heartedness of the common Maldivian.